Residents and businesses in and around Broadway have had enough of the violence and rowdy crowds that have become associated with the North Beach corridor, and many are mobilizing to change things. Read More
SACRAMENTO — California lawmakers have rejected a bill that would have permitted bartenders to serve drinks until 4 a.m., two hours later than the current last call for alcohol.
Sen. Mark Leno, D-San Francisco, had said the extended hours would draw tourists, create jobs and help California cities compete with New York, Las Vegas, Miami and other areas that serve alcohol all night long. Read More
As the Western SoMa Community Plan goes before the Board of Supervisors land use committee today, concerns linger over the future of nightlife destinations in the neighborhood. Read More
San Francisco’s nightlife scene is giving new meaning to the term “entertainment value.”A report released Monday by the City Controller’s Office estimates the nighttime entertainment industry contributes $4.2 billion to the local economy, employs 48,000 people and pays $55 million in taxes to The City. Read More
Vessel is calling for all hands on deck as it celebrates five years of outrageous parties with five unprecedented star-studded nights.
In honor of its fifth anniversary, the intimate Union Square nightclub is producing a weeklong event dubbed “V,” which features quite the high-profile lineup: Digitalism, Moby, A-Trak, Max Vangeli, and Hercules and Love Affair. Read More
Just two days after San Francisco elected officials gathered at a South of Market nightclub to announce new legislation to increase safety for nightclub patrons, a club-goer was found stabbed just one block away.
A 25-year-old man was stabbed during a fight between the victim and five or six other men just before 2 a.m. Saturday, according to police. Read More
Parking lots are the latest target of efforts to quell late-night violence associated with clubgoers that’s plagued The City for the past few years.
Shootings, stabbings, fights and other violence involving nightclub patrons prompted officials to crack down on entertainment venues with measures such as requiring promoters to register with The City and giving the Entertainment Commission authority to revoke the permits of troublesome clubs. Read More
AROUND TOWNTheaterSavory circus: The Fury Factory festival welcomes Sweet Can Productions. The circus-arts company presents “Mulchini’s Kitchen,” a family show about the four R’s (reduce, reuse, recycle and rot). [4 p.m., Jewish Theatre, 470 Florida St., S.F.] Read More
FRIDAY NIGHTEating Food: Authentic fare from Austria is served at Leopold’s, an appealing eatery run by brothers Klaus and Albert Rainer. Don’t miss the chicken soup, wiener schnitzel and apple strudel. Drinking Read More
FridayEating Food: Light, stylish entrees at lunch and dinner make way for delectable desserts at Elizabeth Falkner’s Citizen Cake, which has a happy new home in Pacific Heights.DrinkingMeet Your Mixologist: Brian Williams enjoys the views, creating drinks and meeting people at Perry’s. The establishment in the Hotel Griffon is related to the famed Perry’s on Union Street.On the town Read More